Alteon Level 1 (500-101)

Radware Alteon foundation training is for technical staff involved in the installation and maintenance of a Radware Alteon ADC switch, models 4408 to 10000.


Description: 

This Radware Alteon foundation training is for technical staff involved in the installation and maintenance of a Radware Alteon ADC switch, models 4408 to 10000. This course begins with a general overview and includes a detailed review of required steps using CLI and GUI user interfaces. The course covers Load Balancing (LB) for Layer 4 and Layer 7 protocols using even distribution or persistent policies. Standalone as well redundant LB using VRRP protocol are explained in detail in this 3-day course. Additional topics covered include SSL offloading basics, installing and updating certificates, and onboard debugging. All topics are explained in theory and implemented using hands-on lab exercises via remote access to a virtual lab environment.

Please bring your laptop to complete the hands-on lab exercises. Students will use well-known applications such as PDF Reader, VNC, Telnet, SSH and possibly other Radware-proprietary apps. Therefore, it is also important to have administrative rights on your laptop.
 
Prerequisite: 

Delegates must have knowledge of networking IP and routing protocols. Course documentation is in English.
 
Certification: Successful completion of this course, passing grade on the hands-on Practical Exam, and successful completion of the online certification exam are required to earn the Radware Certified Application Specialist-AL (RCAS-AL) accreditation. 



Day 1
  • Introduction to Radware
  • Alteon Overview
  • Overview
  • Licensing
  • Hardware
  • Technical Overview
  • Introduction
  • Physical Topologies
  • Basics of Traffic Flow
  • Product Line
  • Layer 2 and 3 Management
  • VLANS
  • Management IPs
  • Server Load Balancing
  • VIPs
  • Client and Server Processing
  • Health Checks

Day 2
  • Persistency
  • Hash
  • Cookie and Session ID
  • Insert
  • Rewrite
  • Passive
  • Content Load Balancing
  • Layer 7 Options at the Filter level
  • Layer 7 options at the server level
  • Application Acceleration
  • Onboard SSL
  • Compression
  • Caching

Day 3
  • High Availability
  • VRRP
  • Tracking
  • Basic switch troubleshooting
  • Exam (Optional)

Hands-On Labs
  • Lab 1 ? Basic Switch Configuration
  • Lab 2 ? Server Load Balancing
  • Lab 3 ? Persistent Load Balancing
  • Lab 4 ? Content Load Balancing
  • Lab 5 ? SSL
  • Lab 6 ? Troubleshooting
  • Lab 7 ? Redundancy